Clarke Community School District Celebrates Science Bound Achievements

The Science Bound program at Clarke Community School District has been making waves, providing unique opportunities for students to delve into ASTEM (Agriculture, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), as well as education, fields. With the program’s diverse offerings and hands-on experiences, students are learning about these critical

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Groundbreaking Event Scheduled for Osceola’s ORBIT Education Center

The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is holding a groundbreaking celebration for the new ORBIT Education and Training Center on March 8th. The community is invited to join in the event and celebrate with local businesses and officials to kick-off the next phase of construction.
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Video Update: Comparison of Water Levels in Osceola’s West Lake

Over the recent “Nice weather break,” Osceola Water Works sent up a drone to get a “bird’s-eye view” of the water levels at West Lake. The visual level comparisons from late fall are something to see.
With little precipitation in the forecast, the officials are asking everyone to recommit themselves to water conservation and be vigilant about every gallon of water used.
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Clarke County Hospital Launches New Program aimed at Optimizing Pain Management and Reducing Opioid Use

Clarke County Hospital (CCH) is proud to announce participation in the Billion Pill Pledge program, launched in conjunction with Goldfinch Health. Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird led a panel discussion at CCH, where she was joined by representatives from Goldfinch Health and Clarke County Hospital to make the announcement.
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CCDC Opens Search for New Executive Director

The CCDC board has been in full swing to find a replacement for Bill Trickey, who’d been at the Development Corporation for 18-years. The open Executive Director position job description and application have officially been posted.
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Clarke Looks to School’s Community for Elementary Leadership Feedback

Clarke Community Schools is looking to their Elementary school community for input on the next Principal for the building. District administrators, teachers, elementary students and families have been asked for insights for what they’d like to see in the next Elementary School Principal.
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Bill Trickey Closes Out Long Career with CCDC

After more than 18-years with the Clarke County Development Corporation, Bill Trickey is bidding farewell. His tenure saw an impressive collection of development successes including additions and improvements to local trail systems, new workforce housing, stronger connections with schools, students, and manufacturers as well as building and planning for the future of the region.
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